Barn fire in Nichols destroys stash of tobacco

Nichols, SC - NICHOLS, SC (WMBF) - A Tuesday morning fire destroyed a stash of tobacco inside of a barn in Nichols, according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

Firefighters were dispatched to the tobacco barn along Highway 917 around 9:15 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found the structure engulfed in flames.

Leslie Yancey, spokeswoman for the department, said all of the tobacco stored inside of the barn was destroyed in the fire.

Eight units from Horry County Fire Rescue responded to the call.

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